Definition of aerotolerant in English:

aerotolerant

adjective

Microbiology
  • Of an anaerobic microorganism: not killed by oxygen; able to grow slowly in the presence of oxygen.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. From aero- + tolerant.

Pronunciation:

aerotolerant

/ˌɛːrə(ʊ)ˈtɒl(ə)r(ə)nt//ˌɛːrə(ʊ)ˈtɒl(ə)rənt/